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Jonas Valanciunas or Jusuf Nurkic

Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Jonas Valanciunas
C - MEM
Jonas Valanciunas
Jusuf Nurkic
C - POR
Jusuf Nurkic
Expert
Recommendation
92%
Recommended by
12 of 13 experts
8%
Recommended by
1 of 13 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season
   
Projections 
   
Minutes26.529.4
Field Goals Made6.15.9
Field Goals Att10.711.7
Field Goals %.568.500
Three Points Made0.40.2
Three Points Att1.30.8
Three Points %.329.252
Free Throws Made2.43.3
Free Throws Att3.24.4
Free Throws %.746.752
Offensive Rebound0.50.4
Rebounds10.59.5
Assists1.83.3
Turnovers1.82.3
Steals0.51.0
Blocks1.11.5
Points14.915.2
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertOUTOUT
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Site Projections
numberFire
# 9# 27
   
Keith Lott
Fantasy Six Pack
# 20# 22
   
Chris Ferro
FantasyPros
# 14# 76
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 19# 42
   
Aaron Larson
FantasyPros
# 16# 24
   
Dave Kluge
FantasyPros
# 15# 16
   
Adam Koffler
FantasyPros
# 21# 49
   
Ethan Masel
The Fantasy Bulletin
# 19# 39
   
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
# 17# 45
   
Alex Burns
FantasyPros
# 15# 16
   
Dan Titus
FantasyPros
# 17# 18
   
Matt MacKay
FantasyPros
# 16# 17
   
M. Starks Powell
New Life Fantasy
# 15# 13
   
Player Statistics Comparison
  Jonas Valanciunas
C - MEM
Jonas Valanciunas
Jusuf Nurkic
C - POR
Jusuf Nurkic
2020 Stats 
   
   
Minutes321280
   
Field Goals Made6750
   
Field Goals Att126103
   
Field Goals %.532.485
   
Three Points Made43
   
Three Points Att1412
   
Three Points %.286.250
   
Free Throws Made3515
   
Free Throws Att4827
   
Free Throws %.729.556
   
Offensive Rebound3223
   
Rebounds12592
   
Assists2133
   
Turnovers2723
   
Steals911
   
Blocks1311
   
Points173118
   
Player Projections Comparison
  Jonas Valanciunas
C - MEM
Jonas Valanciunas
Jusuf Nurkic
C - POR
Jusuf Nurkic
2020 Projections 
   
   
Minutes26.529.4
   
Field Goals Made6.15.9
   
Field Goals Att10.711.7
   
Field Goals %.568.500
   
Three Points Made0.40.2
   
Three Points Att1.30.8
   
Three Points %.329.252
   
Free Throws Made2.43.3
   
Free Throws Att3.24.4
   
Free Throws %.746.752
   
Offensive Rebound0.50.4
   
Rebounds10.59.5
   
Assists1.83.3
   
Turnovers1.82.3
   
Steals0.51.0
   
Blocks1.11.5
   
Points14.915.2
   
Notes for Player Combination
  Jonas Valanciunas
C - MEM
Jonas Valanciunas
Jusuf Nurkic
C - POR
Jusuf Nurkic
News 
 Jonas Valanciunas (health and safety protocols) has been ruled out for Wednesday's game against Portland.
Damian McCoade II
Wed, Jan 20th
Jusuf Nurkic underwent surgery on his wrist on Tuesday and is expected to be re-evaluated in six weeks.
Ari Koslow
Tue, Jan 19th
 Jonas Valanciunas (health and safety protocols) has been ruled out for Monday's game against the Suns.
Damian McCoade II
Mon, Jan 18th
Trail Blazers C Jusuf Nurkic will undergo surgery on his broken right wrist and will be out approximately eight weeks.
Adam Koffler
Fri, Jan 15th
 Jonas Valanciunas logged nine points (3-6 0-1 3-6), seven rebounds, an assist, and a block over 20 minutes in Saturday's win over the 76ers.
Dave Kluge - Fantasy Intervention
Sun, Jan 17th
Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic has been diagnosed with a broken right wrist and will not return to Thursday's game.
Alex Burns - Hoop Beast
Thu, Jan 14th
 Jonas Valanciunas recorded a team-high 24 points (11-19 FG, 0-1 3PT, 2-2 FT), 16 rebounds, two blocks, and an assist in Wednesday's win over the Timberwolves.
Dave Kluge - Fantasy Intervention
Thu, Jan 14th
Jusuf Nurkic scored 18 points on 6-for-8 shooting with 12 rebounds, three blocks, and two steals on Wednesday as the Blazers beat the Kings.
John Aubin
Thu, Jan 14th
 Jonas Valanciunas recorded 12 points (6-10 FG, 0-1 3PT), seven rebounds, three assists, and one block in Monday's 101-91 win over the Cavaliers.
Dave Kluge - Fantasy Intervention
Tue, Jan 12th
Blazers' big man Jusuf Nurkic is available to play in Wednesday's game against the Kings.
Alex Burns - Hoop Beast
Wed, Jan 13th
Notes 
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